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Mar 11, 2011 12:00pm CST
is happening to them. i'm with a japanese newspaper. about the strategy in japan. tackling the issue in your opening statement i want to ask about your personal feelings about the situation he went to japan last year and so the tsunami on the coast of japan washing away cars and houses and the people are devastated but we want to ask about your personal goals and feelings on that. secondly he also touched on the possibility of assistance from the united states the japanese government said that japan asked for help u.s. forces in japan are you ready to provide that assistance?. >> the answer to your second question is yes and i help told prime minister kan we will provide whatever assistance they need. my understanding is the main assistance that we can provide it with capacity. the ability for us to help in the cleanup process and obviously we have is not like this you have a huge disruptions both in the infrastructure boats and houses and cars there washing into main thoroughfares and that requires heavy equipment and any but the assistance we can provide will be providing. i am hea
Mar 14, 2011 12:00pm CDT
and campbell's cream of chicken soup. campbell's.® it's amazing what soup can do.™ japan's prime minister calling this the worst crisis since world war two. rescue workers searching devastation of four survivors of the earthquake and tsunami hitting japan and growing concerns of the nuclear meltdown. good afternoon and steve. >> 9 dina welcome our viewers across the country and watching us on the web. official death toll from the earthquake and tsunami now stands at more than 1800 but the number will rise as rescuers reach more hard hit areas. a news agency reports about 2000 bodies were found in just two areas on the northeast coast today. one of those areas about 10,000 people are still missing. the full extent of the disastrous aftermath is not yet clear but it to be the most extensive expensive quicken history. experts say that losses from the quake tsunami in fire wall " that least $100 billion. . >> major complications pleading three reactors at a nuclear power plant and that is raising fears of a meltdown. another reactor lost its cooling capabilities after a blast at the
Mar 18, 2011 12:00pm CDT
japan raising its nuclear threat level as firefighters still trying to prevent radiation from seeping out of the massive nuclear complex. good afternoon on steve. >> * dina call welcome our viewers tune in on wgn america and watching us online. in our top story or a quick answer not because the nuclear crisis in japan by knocking out power to cooling systems at one complex. since then four of the six reactor units have of fires explosions or partial meltdown spring water of the reactor units trying to prevent the fuel from overheating and releasing radiation japan increased in nuclear threat to a level 5 on a scale of 7. the japanese government in acknowledging the quick and tsunami totally overwhelmed it hurting its response to the nuclear crisis that the quicken tsunami taking a major toll on human life. nearly 7000 confirmed dead and about 10,000 still missing. 90,000 to rescue teams looking for survivors and victims and about 500,000 people living in shelters. >> after a week of worry about the stickers on cynthia clemens is breathing a sigh of relief. the chicago man miss
Mar 25, 2011 12:00pm CDT
welcome our viewers around the country and wgn america and watching us on the web. japan's prime minister calls the situation grave and serious. officials say a suspected brake in the core and one reactor would be a major setback at this facility. the prime minister expressed sympathy for three workers were taken to hospital after being exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation. . >> in tokyo and osaka and other areas of japan. risking their life to engage in a variety of activities i would like to show my sincere respect and gratitude for their efforts. . >> the military ship is bringing in fresh water to lower temperatures and prevent further emission of radioactive materials. the nation's death toll as of over 10,000 in more than 17,000 people are still missing. this afternoon illinois senators turban and kirk and and safety in illinois. of the working nuclear reactors in six sites more than any other states and it's about half of its electricity from nuclear power. >> of france's to clear the air space under control this afternoon after nato agreed to take command of the no-fly
Mar 9, 2011 12:00pm CST
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Mar 15, 2011 12:00pm CDT
'll shine. pop-tarts. made for fun. the use of a nuclear disaster increase in japan after later reactor reached at a power plant. good afternoon i'm steve. >> i'm dina coming our viewers on wgn america and watching us on the web. latest developments in japan our top story. the interest levels of radiation escaped from the nuclear power plant to date after the third explosion and buyers on saturday. authorities warned people living within 20 mi. to stay indoors and not drinkwater. rhodesian level readings have not decrease at the plant. . >> up we need now for everyone to move out of the 20 km radius from the no. 1 plant. we would like to ask you to remain indoors at home or in your offices. >> as the crisis deepens damage to nuclear plants stocks are plummeting in japan for the second straight day over concerns that the earth quicken tsunami could have a prolonged effect on the nation's economy them out the death toll in japan from the magnitude 9 earthquake in tsunami is soaring. more than 3300 are confirmed dead and 2000 injured more than 6700 are still missing. cold weather i
Mar 28, 2011 12:00pm CDT
the earthquake in tsunami japan. >> lifting the moratorium on to power plant construction in june osmond in january but now wants to make sure what is happening in fukushima does not happen here she pushed the legislation to preserve and create jobs and seven fellow republican co- sponsors supported the bill. up next a midday news that a stronghold of libyan leader gadhafi stronghold as president obama prepares to address the nation about the u.s. role. >> during for the reelection bid by setting up a campaign office in chicago. >> shows a media pediatrician keeping an eye out for childhood depression. this is wgn midday news. as a manager, my team counts on me to stay focused. so i take one a day men's 50+ advantage. it's the only complete multivitamin with ginkgo to support memory and concentration. plus it supports heart health. [ bat cracks ] that's a hit. one a day men's. depression is a serious medical condition. i feel like i have to wind myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the lack of energy. [ male announcer ] ask your doctor about pristiq -- a presc
Mar 17, 2011 12:00pm CDT
this earthquake death toll rose in japan the government working curiously to avoid in meltdown may damage power plant could afternoon and steve. >> 9 dina coming our viewers on wgn america and watching us on the web. did the national police agency reports over 5400 rat confirmed dead and more than 2400 listed as injured and more than 9000 people reported missing japan use helicopters fire trucks and water cannons to or water on the no. 3 reactor at the fukushima power plant. efforts will continue throughout the night to keep the reactor and a pool of spent fuel rods from overheating. officials working to resolve cooling problems at four of the six reactors ever since there were damaged by the earthquake. >> based on the operations we believe that it will help to cool down and based on the data we will receive from the government task force will be able to verify whether the mission has been met with success. >> international atomic energy commission says at least 20 people have fallen ill because of possible radiation poisoning in addition to 19 injured and two missing at the fukus
Mar 16, 2011 12:00pm CDT
midday news. >> good afternoon. >> our top story today the3 devastation in japan. more on3 the latest developments from japan. spiking radiation levels and a cloud of smoke or steam forced workers to evacuate the nuclear power plant. it was devastated by the earthquake. government officials say the smoke was presumed to beat vapor. earlier in the day a fi'4 reactor. new concern over fuel rods which could release dangerous radiation if caught fire. >> to have one fire is serious. to have a fire when you have problems at other plants is serious. the danger to those of fuel pond's increases. >> a japanese self-defense force helicopter had to abort the mission to drop water over the reactor because of radiation levels. they've been trying to resolve cooling problems at four of the plants. 12,000 is the latest number of dead and missing in japan. it is still6 0 deaths and more than 2200 injured. another 8200 are missing. the number of dead is expected to go up as rescuers make their way to hard-hit area. >> more than a million homes are still without power which means survivors are
Mar 29, 2011 12:00pm CDT
public appearance since protests against the regime started. >> workers in japan containing radiation leaking from a nuclear power plant damaged by your quick answer night. officials say the most important job is pumping water into the plant to keep right school and prevent a meltdown. crews are building dikes around the plant to prevent radioactive water from seeping into the soil. plutonium was found in the soil where it says it should not pose a health concern. another earthquake in japan today and this one stroke off the coast of the main island of honshu measuring a 6.3 on the richter scale. traces of radiation from japan reportedly turning up in ohio by the east coast. small boats abide been 131 has been found in rain water in nuclear plants in north carolina south carolina and florida. all detecting the same substance traveling from japan. the iodine week to week from the damaged plants following the earthquake. health officials say these levels pose little threat to the public with the environment. . >> coming up in midday news. taking center stage in a major gender discrimina
Mar 30, 2011 12:00pm CDT
his wound. coming up on the midday news japan considers containing the crippled nuclear plant in concrete. >> the whale involved in the death of a trainer is back in the water for public performances. >> if you're looking for a job there is an industry looking for you. the hiring boom that some companies are forecasting. . >> chicago's very own wgn news. you know rheumatoid arthritis means pain. but you may not know it can also mean destruction. not just of your joints, but of the things you love to do. and the longer you live with the aching, swelling, and stiffness, the closer you may be to having your favorite things... taken away from you. but you can take action today. go to for your free joint profile so you can better talk to your rheumatologist about protecting your joints. radiation levels of spike in the ocean water near japan's damaged nuclear power plant worker still struggling to prevent a meltdown by repairing a broken power lines running to the plant. until then water is being dumped on the plant's six overheated nuclear reactors and some of those radioactiv
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